Friendship’s Offering: A Literary Album, and Christmas and New Year’s Present, For MDCCXXXI

  • (Anthology)
  • London: Smith, Elder And Co. 1831


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12mo, pp. xii, 408 + frontispiece, engraved title-page and 11 plates. Original maroon roan, boards blocked elaborately in blind with central gilt lyre devices, spine blocked in gilt, edges gilt. A touch of spotting. A little rubbed, a few marks to front board, some wear and insect damage to tail of spine. Pencil gift inscription to engraved title-page: ‘ F.V.W. from her Father, 1895’.


A wide-ranging gift anthology in deluxe binding, with 'legends' from Italy, Norway and America, the last of these an Atlantean fantasy by John Galt, alongside more conventional poetry, songs and prose.

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